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Released: August 16, 2013

PUBLIC NOTICE
FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION
445 12th STREET S.W.
WASHINGTON D.C. 20554

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TTY (202) 418-2555

DA No.

13-1768

Report No. SAT-00968

Friday August 16, 2013

Policy Branch Information

Actions Taken

The Commission, by its International Bureau, took the following actions pursuant to delegated authority. The effective
date of these actions is the release date of this Notice, except where an effective date is specified.

SAT-AMD-20120815-00131

E S2460
Intelsat License LLC
Amendment
Grant of Authority
Effective Date:
08/09/2013

Nature of Service:

Fixed Satellite Service
See IBFS File No. SAT-MOD-20120619-00100 for a description of the action taken.

SAT-MOD-20120619-00100

E S2460
Intelsat License LLC
Modification
08/09/2013 -
Grant of Authority
Effective Date:
08/09/2013

Nature of Service:

Fixed Satellite Service
On August 9, 2013, the Satellite Division granted, with conditions, the application of Intelsat License LLC to modify the authorization of its
Intelsat 8 space station to specify operations at the 169.0 E.L. orbital location. Intelsat is authorized to: (1) provide Fixed-Satellite Service in the
3700-4200 MHz (space-to-Earth), 5925-6425 MHz (Earth-to-space), and 14.0-14.5 GHz (Earth-to-space) frequency bands; (2) provide
Fixed-Satellite Service in the 12.25-12.75 GHz (space-to-Earth) frequency band, including in ITU Region 2 and portions of the United States
that are within the antenna beam patterns provided by Intelsat in its application for Intelsat 8 space station at the 169.0 E.L.; and (3) conduct
telemetry, tracking, and command operations necessary to maintain Intelsat 8 at the 169.0 E.L. orbital location using the following center
frequencies: 12.747 GHz (space-to-Earth), 12.748 GHz (space- to-Earth), and 13.998 GHz (Earth-to-space).
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SAT-PPL-20120717-00117

E S2870
New Skies Satellites B.V.
Petition for Declaratory Ruling to be Added to the Permitted List
Grant of Authority
Effective Date:
08/01/2013

Nature of Service:

Fixed Satellite Service
On August 1, 2013, the Satellite Division granted, with conditions, the petition filed by New Skies Satellites, B.V. for U.S. market access for the
SES-6 space station at the 40.5 W.L. orbital location to provide Fixed-Satellite Services in the extended C-band frequencies of 3625-3700 MHz
(space-to-Earth) and 5850-5925 MHz (Earth-to-Space), the extended Ku-band frequencies of 10.95-11.2 GHz (space-to-Earth), 11.45-11.7 GHz
(space-to-Earth), and 13.75-14.0 GHz (Earth-to-space), and the Appendix 30B Ku-band frequencies of 11.2-11.45 GHz (space-to-Earth). SES-6
is licensed by the Administration of the Netherlands. New Skies request for U.S. market access in the 4500-4800 MHz (space-to-Earth) and
6725-7025 MHz (Earth-to-space) will be addressed as part of an earth station application to add the SES-6 space station at 40.5 W.L. as a point
of communication.

SAT-STA-20130530-00079

E
SES Americom, Inc.
Special Temporary Authority
Withdrawn
Effective Date:
08/13/2013

SAT-STA-20130626-00088

E S2844
EchoStar Satellite Operating Corporation
Special Temporary Authority
Grant of Authority
Effective Date:
08/15/2013
On August 15, 2013, the Satellite Division granted special temporary authority, with conditions, to EchoStar Satellite Operating Corporation to
continue to operate the EchoStar 16 satellite providing Direct Broadcast Satellite service over channels 1 and 2 at the 61.5 W.L. orbital location
for a period of 180 days.

SAT-STA-20130626-00089

E S2653
EchoStar Satellite Operating Corporation
Special Temporary Authority
Grant of Authority
Effective Date:
08/15/2013
On August 15, 2013, the Satellite Division granted special temporary authority, with conditions, to EchoStar Satellite Operating Corporation to
continue to operate the EchoStar 12 satellite providing Direct Broadcast Satellite service over channels 1 and 2 at the 61.35 W.L. orbital
location for a period of 180 days.

SAT-STA-20130626-00090

E S2741
EchoStar Satellite Operating Corporation
Special Temporary Authority
Grant of Authority
Effective Date:
08/15/2013
On August 15, 2013, the Satellite Division granted special temporary authority, with conditions, to EchoStar Satellite Operating Corporation to
continue to operate the EchoStar 3 satellite providing Direct Broadcast Satellite service over channels 1 and 2 at the 61.8 W.L. orbital location
for a period of 180 days.
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For more information concerning this Notice, contact the Satellite Division at 202-418-0719; TTY 202-418-2555.
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